Butterfly populations are a very good indicator of the health of an area's ecosystem !!


Avg. Wingspan: 5 cm. / 2 "

Diet: adults eat rotting fruit, tree sap, bird droppings, flower nectar, the nectar of daisies, asters, goldenrod, butterfly bush and milkweed.

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

The single biggest threat to butterfly survival is habitat destruction!!